Mobility

Apple hires Sumbul Desai

Apple has recruited Sumbul Desai, MD, but remains mum on her role. YouTube photo

By Bernie Monegain 05:34 am June 13, 2017
The company has not released information on what role she’ll play for the digital giant.
Mayo Clinic improve medical device security
By Tom Sullivan 02:37 pm May 18, 2017
But there is no killer app to solve the whole problem of unsecured legacy devices.
hospital heart monitor WannaCry medical device security
By 03:17 pm May 15, 2017
Among the many lessons that will come out of the massive cyberattack might be a rethink of common patching practices.
American Well telemedicine Samsung Health
By 11:29 am April 26, 2017
The unveiling also includes full integration with Samsung Health as part of the company's plan to expand their footprint, both in regards to consumer accessibility as well as ease of use for providers.
telemedicine for intensive care units
By 11:18 am April 26, 2017
New tools are emerging in specialty medicine to meet patient needs beyond primary care telemedicine technology.
Unisys medical device management

Unisys president of enterprise solutions Eric Hutto said the new Active Insights platform can help hospitals address some of the most common device management challenges. 

By Bill Siwicki 09:01 am March 01, 2017
The security, analytics and cloud infrastructure vendor has launched Active Insights, which aims to provide healthcare organizations with a secure, integrated approach to managing medical devices.

Ram Sahasranam, president and co-founder of Praxify

By Bill Siwicki 11:08 am February 23, 2017
The new company unveiled MIRA, a mobile app designed to improve EHR usability and performance, and SIYA, a care management workflow system for payers, providers and patients.
Mayo Clinic alert fatigue

Vitaly Herasevich, MD, said most alarms in place today are simple but often ineffective. 

By John Andrews 07:28 am February 17, 2017
Vitaly Herasevich, MD, bases the idea on the “failure to rescue,” a concept started in the nursing field and is gaining traction in applied clinical informatics. 
Saint Thomas virtual clinic
By Mike Miliard 12:30 pm December 19, 2016
Nashville, Tennessee-based Saint Thomas Health has opened Saint Thomas Health On Demand, a virtual clinic offering round-the-clock access to healthcare via computer, tablet and smartphone.
Kvedar Connected Health
By Tom Sullivan 11:17 am December 13, 2016
Digital health has been a reality for 20 years. Since its humble beginnings – during the days of the Sony Walkman and Palm Pilot – technology has evolved and the market is set to explode. But much work remains to be done.

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